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Depression-Linked Death And Disability Lowest In Japan

Depression-Linked Death And Disability Lowest In Japan

A study reveals that the rates of death and disability attributable to depression are highest in Afghanistan and lowest in Japan.

Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippines, Instills Fear In Locals

Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippines, Instills Fear In Locals

Aid agencies are bracing for the worst after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, triggering landslides, heavy flooding and affecting tens of millions of people.

Burma’s ‘Refugee’ Doctor Wins Sydney Peace Prize

Burma’s ‘Refugee’ Doctor Wins Sydney Peace Prize

Dr. Cynthia Maung, founder of the Mae Tao Clinic in Thailand, has received the 2013 Sydney Peace Prize.

Joint Declaration To Reduce Disaster Risks In China, Japan And Korea

Joint Declaration To Reduce Disaster Risks In China, Japan And Korea

A joint declaration was issued to reduce disaster risk and strengthen regional cooperation in China, Japan and the Republic of Korea.

Singapore Implements Scheme To Bring Home Top Scientists

Singapore Implements Scheme To Bring Home Top Scientists

The RIEC announced on Friday S$330 million in funding for two new programs and a new scheme to bring home top Singaporean scientists.

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2013

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2013

Seven interesting and captivating articles from the October 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.

China Reports First H7N9 Human Infection Since August

China Reports First H7N9 Human Infection Since August

A new laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with the H7N9 virus has been reported in east China’s Zhejiang Province.

India To Delay Mars Orbiter Mission By One Week

India To Delay Mars Orbiter Mission By One Week

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, scheduled for launch on October 28, has been delayed by one week.

US Astronomers Skip NASA Meeting To Protest China Exclusion

US Astronomers Skip NASA Meeting To Protest China Exclusion

Several prominent astronomers have decided to boycott a NASA conference in November after six Chinese researchers were barred from attending.

7 Must-Read Stories In September 2013

7 Must-Read Stories In September 2013

Interesting and captivating articles of the month from the September 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.